Many people receive phone calls from strangers pretending to be state officials for scams. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC facing serious telecoms scam

Many citizens have lately reported to functional agencies that they repeatedly receive suspicious phone calls from strangers faking state units, announcing prize winning, or advertising new lucrative job positions. The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Public Security has warned that these kinds of scams are becoming more sophisticated, and that citizens should be on guard.

Vietnam successfully handles APT attacks

Vietnam successfully handles APT attacks

The National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) – member of the IT Authority under the Ministry of Information and Communications – announced that since the beginning of 2021, Vietnam has faced numerous Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) attacks in different forms.